Fashion Designers

Fashion Designers

Design clothing and accessories. Create original designs or adapt fashion trends.

Key Competencies * Attention to Detail * Innovation * Dependability * Initiative * Adaptability/Flexibility * Achievement/Effort * Independence * Stress Tolerance * Leadership * Cooperation

Representative Tasks * Examine sample garments on and off models, modifying designs to achieve desired effects. * Sketch rough and detailed drawings of apparel or accessories, and write specifications such as color schemes, construction, material types, and accessory requirements. * Direct and coordinate workers involved in drawing and cutting patterns and constructing samples or finished garments.


Manufacturing, Professional Scientific & Technical Services, Government,

Job Family Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media

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